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There are 5 ways to get from Edinburgh to Dirleton by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train, line 124 bus  •  51 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Longniddry
  2. Take the line 124 bus from Longniddry, station to Dirleton, Castle 124 / ...

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Uber  •  31 min

  1. Take an Uber from Edinburgh to Dirleton 22.7 miles

$40 - $55

3 alternative options

Line 124 bus  •  1 h 16 min

  1. Take the line 124 bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Dirleton, Castle 124 / ...

Taxi  •  31 min

  1. Take a taxi from Edinburgh to Dirleton 22.7 miles

$70 - $90

Drive  •  31 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Dirleton 22.7 miles

$4 - $8

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The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Dirleton is to drive which costs £3 - £6 and takes 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Dirleton is to taxi which costs £55 - £70 and takes 31 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Edinburgh, Princes Street and arriving at Dirleton, Castle. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 16 min.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Dirleton is 17 miles. The road distance is 22.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Dirleton without a car is to train and line 124 bus which takes 51 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 51 min to get from Edinburgh to Dirleton, including transfers.

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Edinburgh to Dirleton bus services, operated by East Coast Buses, depart from Edinburgh, Princes Street station.

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Edinburgh to Dirleton bus services, operated by East Coast Buses, arrive at Dirleton, Castle station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to Dirleton is 23 miles. It takes approximately 31 min to drive from Edinburgh to Dirleton.

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There are 330+ hotels available in Dirleton. Prices start at $84 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Dirleton.
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  • Distance: 17.3 miles
  • Duration: 51 min

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Dirleton, Scotland?

East Coast Buses operates a bus from Edinburgh to Dirleton every 30 minutes, and the journey takes 1 h 16 min.

Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Longniddry
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$5 - $7
Bus operators
East Coast Buses
Email
hello@eastcoastbuses.co.uk
Website
eastcoastbuses.co.uk
Bus from Longniddry, station to Dirleton, Castle
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
eastcoastbuses.co.uk
Bus from Edinburgh, Princes Street to Dirleton, Castle
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
eastcoastbuses.co.uk
Other operators
Uber Edinburgh
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Edinburgh to Dirleton
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Signup at
uber.com
Assist
$40 - $55
UberX
$40 - $55
uberXL
$60 - $85
Exec
$60 - $90
Taxi from Edinburgh to Dirleton
Ave. Duration
31 min
Estimated price
$70 - $90
City Cabs Ltd
Phone
+44 131 228 1211
Website
citycabs.co.uk
Edinburgh Cars
Phone
+44 131 555 1772
Central Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 131 229 2468
Website
taxis-edinburgh.co.uk

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